Wikipedia is becoming an increasingly popular source for Discussion Board posts. While I am a Wikipedia fan, it is far from error free. I have even corrected some errors myself. The advantage of Wikipedia is that most of the wrong information gets corrected eventually.
Michael Mandel, the always interesting chief economist at Business Week has a post today on his Economics Unbound blog, about some of the pitfalls in relying on Wikipedia in doing economics research. Click here to read Mandel’s post.
Extra Credit: Define the macro “Misery Index”. What is the current level of “Misery Index” in the